Marlee Matlin Cast in 'Quantico' Season 3
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The Oscar-winning actress will portray Jocelyn Turner, an ex-FBI agent who was known at one time as the best undercover agent, until a bomb rendered her deaf.

AceShowbiz - "Quantico" welcomes a new recruit. Oscar winner %cMarlee Matlin% ("The L Word") joins the cast for the ABC series' 13-episode season 3, playing a character named Jocelyn Turner.

Jocelyn is an ex-FBI agent who was known at one time as the best undercover agent in the field, until a bomb blew up near her and rendered her deaf. The FBI put her out to pasture, but now she's being brought back to join a special unit with several other returning characters.

Marlee will star on the series alongside four returning series regulars, breakout star %cPriyanka Chopra%, %cJake McLaughlin%, %cJohanna Braddy% and %cBlair Underwood%. Michael Seitzman will serve as the new EP/showrunner following the departure of showrunner Josh Safran.

Marlee is the only deaf performer to have won Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role. She won the award for her excellent performance in "Children of a Lesser God", in which she starred opposite %cWilliam Hurt%. Marlee's other credits include "Seinfeld", "The West Wing" and "Switched at Birth".

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